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Pileggi, Nicholas

Overview
Works: 103 works in 619 publications in 22 languages and 11,842 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Gangster films  Biography  Film adaptations  Case studies  Crime films  Political films  Historical films  Screenplays  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Editor, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Nicholas Pileggi
 
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Wiseguy : life in a Mafia family by Nicholas Pileggi( Book )

86 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a firsthand account of organized crime showing its brutality and fascination
GoodFellas by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

101 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the rise and fall of Henry Hill, a Brooklyn kid who grows up idolizing the "wise guys" from his neighborhood. He begins hanging around the mobsters and doing odd jobs until he gains the notice of local chieftain Paulie Cicero. In his teens, Hill distinguishes himself as a "stand-up guy" by choosing jail time over ratting on his accomplices. From that moment on, he is a part of the family. Along with his partner Tommy, he rises through the ranks to become Paulie's lieutenant. Soon he finds himself the target of both the feds and the mobsters
Casino by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

137 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the opening credits say, the film is "adapted from a true story". The source material is Pileggi's nonfiction biography of Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal, and most of the characters in the film are based on real people
Casino : love and honor in Las Vegas by Nicholas Pileggi( Book )

87 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 21 languages and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal ran Las Vegas with his partner for the Mob until a love triangle broke the Mafia's stranglehold on the casinos
City hall by Harold Becker( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of an innocent child helps uncover a scandal that links the mob directly to the Mayor's office
Best American crime writing( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the best crime journalism of the year, including Mark Singer's "The Chicken Warriors," a study of cockfighting, and David McClintock's article "Fatal Bondage," about a vicious serial killer
Rao's cookbook : over 100 years of Italian home cooking by Frank Pellegrino( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The owner of the popular restaurant in East Harlem, N.Y., presents its famous recipes, accompanied by testimonials from celebrity patrons
Blye, private eye by Nicholas Pileggi( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wise guy by Nicholas Pileggi( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a firsthand account of organized crime showing its brutality and fascination
Casino by Nicholas Pileggi( Recording )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal and Anthony Spilotro, who both ran Las Vegas for the mob. Lefty's obsession with running the town, and Spilotro's obsession with Lefty's wife, caused the mob to lose its stranglehold over the casino gambling industry in Las Vegas
Wiseguy : life in a Mafia family by Nicholas Pileggi( Recording )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Hill knows where a lot of the bodies are buried and he turned federal witness to save his own life
One tough cop : the Bo Dietl story by Bo Dietl( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the true story of the maverick cop who made the busts, the headlines, and the controversies. Now Bo Dietl tells what it's really like inside the raw and deadly world of a big-city-cop--and how one man became a legend from the station house to the streets"--Back cover
Vegas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las Vegas, 1960. As the county's new sheriff, maverick rancher Ralph Lamb takes his own brand of justice to the Las Vegas streets with his trustworthy brother, Deputy Jack Lamb. Against a city hall rife with corruption, the only official they can count on is Assistant D.A. Katherine O'Connell. On the other side of the law, Vincent Savino just took over the Savoy Casino at the behest of the Chicago mob. With the brilliant Mia Rizzo calculating the profits, the cash rolls in. But problems mount as Savino navigates cutthroat gang politics to survive and thrive. Two powerful forces face off in a deadly game to decide the future of Las Vegas, but only one will be left holding the cards. The tension mounts in the 21 episodes of the complete series chronicling the epic battle for Sin City's soul
Kings of South Beach by Tim Hunter( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nightclub owner Chris Troiano took Miami's South Beach by storm in the mid-1990's, transforming this quaint retirement community into a high-fashion, drug-fueled playground for the rich and famous. When Chris hires Andy Burnett, a mysterious drifer, as his bodyguard, Andy's street smarts quickly elevate him from right-hand man to best friend. Based on the shocking real-life story of legendary Miami nightlife kingpin Chris Paciello
Father hood( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father hood : a small-time hood whose life is forever changed when he's reunited with the children he abandoned
Casino : the rise and fall of the mob in Las Vegas by Nicholas Pileggi( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Affranchis by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy, Henry et Tommy ont pas mal de points communs : ils portent de beaux costumes, gagnent beaucoup d'argent, aiment les femmes séduisantes... Ce sont des "affranchis" : ils ont le privilège d'appartenir à une des plus célèbres famille new-yorkaise, la Mafia. Mais ne vous fiez pas à leurs apparentes bonnes manières : il suffit d'une étincelle parfois pour déclencher leur colère
Quei bravi ragazzi( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trent'anni di omicidi, contrabbando, spaccio di droga, rapine, carcere ma anche pranzi e feste, mogli, figli, amanti: a raccontarli è Henry Hill, gangster pentito e implacabile accusatore degli ex amici (Mereghetti)
Uno de los nuestros by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Hill, hijo de padre irlandés y madre siciliana, es testigo de la vida de poder, honor y respeto que llevan los gangsters que habitan en su barrio, en una zona de Brooklyn donde son mayoría los emigrantes, y que está bajo la protección del patriarca de la família Pauline, Paul Cicero
Heat ; GoodFellas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A determined LAPD detective traces down a slick crew of criminals, even though he admires the leader of the group; follows a mid-level gangster over three decades from his Brooklyn neighborhood to his arrest by the FBI
 
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GoodFellas
Alternative Names
Nicholas Pileggi Amerikaans schrijver

Nicholas Pileggi écrivain américain

Nicholas Pileggi escriptor estatunidenc

Nicholas Pileggi escritor estadounidense

Nicholas Pileggi scrittore e sceneggiatore statunitense

Nicholas Pileggi US-amerikanischer Journalist, Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor

Nicholas Pileggi yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Николас Пиледжи

Никълъс Пилеги

Ніколас Піледжі

Пиледжи, Николас

نیکولاس پیلگی فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و نویسنده آمریکایی

ニコラス・ピレジー

ピレッジ, ニコラス

尼古拉斯·派勒吉

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GoodFellasCasinoCasino : love and honor in Las VegasCity hallBest American crime writingRao's cookbook : over 100 years of Italian home cookingWise guyCasino